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Happy National Volunteer Week!

United Way benefits from the time & talents of thousands of generous Winnipeggers. We couldn’t do it without you! So much important work gets done by our volunteers, like the 1500 Day of Caring volunteers who gave 5600+ hours last year … Continue reading

#WaybackWednesday—Edmonton Street in 1978.

1978 campaign kick-off party, in front of our old Edmonton Street offices. Volunteers are painting an early version of our logo on the street.

Well, THAT was trivial! The GenNext pub quiz rocked the Good Will.

Almost 100 amazing Winnipeggers came out on a balmy Sunday night to join GenNext at The Good Will, making new friends & even learning a fact or two about the great community we live in. Team Everyone’s A Winner’s blazing trivia knowledge … Continue reading

The perfect match for moms and babies.

It’s a beautiful thing when an offer of help matches perfectly with a real need. The result? A perfect Day of Caring for healthy moms and babies. United Way partner agency Pregnancy and Family Support Services (PFSS) submitted a Day of Caring request … Continue reading

It’s amazing what young Winnipeggers can do when you believe in their ideas & abilities.

Youth United funds youth-led volunteer projects in Winnipeg, and there are some great ones coming up! If you have an idea for a volunteer project, check out the criteria & application deadlines. Collège Béliveau: Béliveau Health and Wellness Student leaders … Continue reading

50 years: The heart and soul of Winnipeg hope.

2015 marks United Way’s 50th year in our community. Over the next few months we’ll celebrate with a look back at the people, the achievements, and the spirit that makes us all Winnipeggers. “It was to inspire our neighbours to … Continue reading